Call it south India’s Palace on Wheels or an opulent mode for cultural interactions, Golden Chariot is one of the best bet available in the repertoire of Indian luxury trains. Furthermore the exclusivity in which this luxury train tour lets the guest traverse culturally potent destination in south India makes it one of the most preferred choices for luxury tours to South India.

But as mentioned in the first paragraph, Golden Chariot is an opulent mode for cultural interactions must have made you think that what is so lavish about this luxury train in India. The list of facilities and services offered in this Indian luxury train is very long. The train comes equipped with modern facilities to offer the level of comfort and luxury akin to deluxe hotels.

Golden Chariot boasts of 19 well appointed rail cars, each of which derive its name from an erstwhile ruling dynasty of south India and epitomize their cultural ethos in their motifs and décor.  The intricately carved ceilings, panels and furniture resonate with the architectural traditions of Hoyasala and Mysore. The 44 guest cabins of this regal train can accommodate 88 guests in all and comes equipped with state of the art amenities which include large size beds, wardrobe, Wi-Fi internet, live television, DVD’s, vanity desk and attached bathroom.

Dining facilities on board Golden Chariot train endeavors to whisk you in ancient times. Named as Nala and Ruchi, first is a mythical chef and second means good taste, the two ornately designed restaurant cars of this regal train serves an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisines prepared under scrutiny of consummate chefs. The food is served in several small bowls on large silver plates and is extremely palatable. Besides quaint interiors, the presence of comfy sofas and chairs make the dining comfortable to the hilt.

Golden Chariot – the lounge bar

Also included in Golden Chariot facilities is the lounge bar Madira, which literally translates as the drink of the gods. This comfy bar offers choicest of wines and spirits from all over the world. The unruffled ambience and comfortable seating makes it a perfect place to unwind after a tiring day of sightseeing.

The royal train also offers a perfect solution for MICE problem of the guests. With a capacity to host 30 people in all, the conference coach comes equipped with high-tech facilities such as LCD television and Wi-Fi internet.

The Ayurveda spa

The state of the art gymnasium and Ayurveda spa housed in the train is an ideal place for those who cannot do away without exercising and wants to revitalize their mind, body and soul. The Golden Chariot train is truly a regal way to traverse south Indian terrains in a journey spanning over 8 days and 7 nights. The state of the art facilities and impeccable hospitality gives new high to luxury living.